During an appearance on the Thursday, March 12 Jimmy Kimmel Live! episode the 54-year-old Oscar winner made the shocking admission that not only does he tune in for the hit ABC series, he's even gearing up for the Bachelorette's season 11.
"Britt or Kaitlyn?" the usually serious actor asked host Kimmel, 47, catching the TV personality off-guard.
"Oh my god, my head just exploded," Kimmel admitted, not expecting to be having this conversation with his actor guest. "Do you and Charlize watch The Bachelor?" he asked, incredulously.
"We argue about whether or not we should fast [forward]," he revealed. "I don't really want to hear the conversations, I want to know the decisions. You can decide on this one or this one. And I want to see somebody cry. And then see somebody get ecstatic and then see them cry," a typically dour Penn continued.
Taking the topic further, Kimmel, now enjoying this unexpected revelation, pushed his guest on the answer to the question –was he team Britt, or team Kaitlyn (as Us Magazine reported, Bachelorette season 11 will star both Kaitlyn Bristowe and Britt Nilsson as would-be brides).
"It's going to have to be Kaitlyn," Penn replied. "I still can't believe they got Matthew McConaughey to be the Bachelor and call himself something different," he added with a wry smile.
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